Originally Posted by Caveat Emperor
We go through this every year -- unless the "power" conferences want to offer open-enrollment and allow everyone into their elite little clubs, claiming that "they don't play anyone" really rings hollow.
They play the guys on their schedule. They'd probably play better teams if the opportunity was there, but they (quite literally) have no control over who they play.
You're preaching to the choir with me. But that IS why TCU wasn't playing for the national championship. Nothing to do with whether TCU is a big boy or not.